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Boston-based startup Happier, a new social network, is specifically designed for positive, happy users.
Nataly Kogan, former PayPal entrepreneur and Happier's co-founder and 'Chief Happiness...more
These simple, unheralded, little-known technologies may just change the world, one chewed gum, solar-cooked dish or sanitized hand at a time.
Huffington Post listed 11 of these inventions that...more
Tech incubator Significance Labs aims to create apps that serve the needs of impoverished communities.
Significance Labs is working to transform the current plight of the poor as a growing...more
Biocom Institute launched a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Voice video competition in collaboration with The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI).
Three anthropology professors from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University will present recent research in biological anthropology at the annual meeting of the American...more
CauseArtist, the news site that features people and products that are creating social good around the world, highlights 11 social innovators that utilize technology to improve and strengthen...more
Zonability application has arrived to help attract and drive businesses in Pflugerville.
The app was originally developed by Leigh Budlong that provide data in an interactive map so businesses,...more
The Grameen Foundation, the charitable arm of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning microfinance organization and community development Grameen Bank founded by Muhammad Yunus, delivers solutions through six...more
In the latest issue of the journal PLoS One, MIT's Media Lab researchers affords a new online tool that they hope will help social scientists take a more closer look at emotional responses of urban...more
A recent development in 3-D printing has enabled a 16-month old baby to breathe again.
Garrett Peterson, born with a weak cartilage in his windpipe, was introduced to a 3-D-printed flexible splint...more